Do you want to help build support to protect and restore the
world’s oceans? Oceana is seeking a Senior Manager of Direct
Response Fundraising to raise critical funds from new and existing
donors, while utilizing a multi-channel approach to grow our base
of online and offline donors. Join Oceana’s Global Marketing and
Communications department in fighting to protect the world’s
oceans, while also enhancing their capacity to feed a growing
The Senior Manager of Direct Response Fundraising is responsible
for overseeing a donor stewardship specialist, and working together
to expand Oceana’s outreach to low-dollar and mid-level donors.
This includes day-to-day management and coordination of all
channels, including email, SMS, direct mail, advertising,
telemarketing, and monthly giving. The Senior Manager of Direct
Response Fundraising manages digital and offline renewal, upgrade,
reactivation, and stewardship fundraising campaigns aimed at
securing and retaining one-time and monthly donors. This includes
overseeing the management of the creative and copy approval
processes and interdepartmental relations.
Candidates must have strong analytical skills, and be
entrepreneurial and driven, with a previous track record in growth
and retention campaign management of both digital and offline
donors. This is a fast-paced environment that requires strong
attention to detail, with the ability to work under pressure,
juggle multiple projects, and adapt to a fast-changing
This is a full -time position based in Washington, DC. At
least five years of professional experience in non-profit direct
response fundraising is required.
Founded in 2001, Oceana is the largest international advocacy
organization dedicated solely to ocean conservation. We achieve
measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns
with fixed deadlines and articulated goals. Our campaigns extend to
countries that, combined, govern one-quarter of the world’s
wild-caught fish, including Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico,
Peru, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, the United States, and
the 27 countries in the European Union.
Oceana values a diverse workforce and welcomes people different
from each other in many ways, including characteristics such as
race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and national
origin. Oceana considers all qualified candidates and seeks to
recruit from a diverse candidate pool.
requires all employees to provide proof of vaccination against
Covid. Accommodation for new hires who have disabilities that make
the vaccine medically inadvisable or those who have a sincere
religious belief that the vaccine is impermissible may contact
firstname.lastname@example.org. Accommodation will be provided only as
required by applicable law.
Oceana's US offices have operated on a hybrid schedule and staff
have been required to work from their assigned office on Tuesday,
Wednesday, and Thursday. With agreement between the employee and
their supervisor, the employee may work from home Monday and
Friday. Oceana continually evaluates safety protocols and updates
our practices on an ongoing basis based on the CDC community level
color coding system of green, yellow and red.